Islam- A Search for Meaning


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 The aim of this book is to explore the philosophical process of becoming a Muslim from within the traditional context of Islam. Starting with a search for the meaning of oneself and the purpose of human existence, the author describes the Divine response as depicted in the Qur'an. This raises the question of human freedom and responsibility towards the Creator as a response to the Divine Will providing this choice, which the author addresses by resolving the common misunderstandings on the relationship between the Divine and human wills. Accepting that the human is created in a Divine image, the author extends this analogy, asserting that the human spiritual path is itself a reflected image of a Divine path of action, and ...